Release Date: April 1, 2008
ASU Mesquite Trio to Perform Early American, Contemporary French Music
The Mesquite Trio, composed of Angelo State University woodwind faculty, will perform a variety of music ranging from early American tunes to 20th Century French Thursday, April 10, in the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 3 S. Randolph St.
The recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 10 and is open free to the public. The trio’s members are Dr. Connie Kelley on flute, Dr. Tim Bonenfant on clarinet and Dr. Jeff Womack on bassoon.
Works on the program are both serious and lighthearted. Among them are “Suite of Early American Shape Note Tunes,” arranged by Jeff Womack; “Fragments” for flute, clarinet and bassoon by Robert Muczynski; and “Trio (1927)” by Charles Koechlin.
Other pieces on the program are “Trio in D Minor, op. 61, no. 3” by Francois Devienne; “Three Pieces for Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon” by Walter Piston; and “Poison Ivy Rag” by Herbert Ingraham.
For more information, call the ASU Department of Art and Music at 942-2085.